Insights and updates from across the team.
A rundown of the latest Vital feature releases, product enhancements, design updates, and important bug fixes.
Buy vs Build: 6 Problems with Launching Lab Testing on Your Own
In the era of personalised healthcare, granular health insights have become crucial for companies to stay competitive. The most invasive of these insights can include blood, urine or saliva tests analyzed in labs. Whether you are a men’s health company looking to launch testosterone test kits or a diabetes management company testing for HbA1C and lipids, venturing into the realm of lab testing can be complex and fraught with challenges. This article will be your go-to-guide on the complexities of launching your own lab testing operations and may get you to think again about whether to buy vs build 😉
Using Machine Learning to standardize sleep scores across wearables
Sleep scores are provided by various wearable manufacturers such as Oura, Fitbit, and Whoop. They're used to signify how well you slept and usually range from 0-100. The higher the score the better you slept. We used ML to create a provider agnostic score.
The A to Z of HRV and to use it in your digital health app
HRV, a digital biomarker that has a received a lot of attention in recent times. This article explains what HRV is, why people are so excited by it and how at Vital we’ve seen leading digital health companies use the metric effectively to personalize their products.
Top 5 Functional Medicine Lab Tests You Should Know About
Our last article gave an introduction to the holistic way the functional medicine model works to identify the root cause of disease.This article highlights the 5 most commonly ordered Functional Medicine Lab tests patients should know about to discover how their body is working as a whole.
What is Functional Medicine and How Can it Help You Live Healthier?
This article provides an introduction to the holistic way that the functional medicine model works to identify the root cause of disease, and develop sustainable strategies to achieve optimal health.
A Guide to Understanding Testosterone Levels by Age
A comprehensive guide to understanding the natural changes in testosterone levels among men as you age. Learn how testosterone levels decrease, when testosterone levels can be considered “too low,” the symptoms associated with low testosterone, and how you can test your testosterone levels at home.